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Key to Androsace

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1. Calyx ± 2(3) mm; leaf blade abruptly narrowed to petiole ..... A. filiformis

1' Calyx (2.5)3–6 mm; leaf blade tapered to petiole

2. Involucre bracts lance-linear to lanceolate, generally < 0.5 mm wide; corolla >= calyx; 2700–3600 m ..... A. septentrionalis

2' Involucre bracts lanceolate to ovate, < 1.7 mm wide; corolla < calyx; < 1700 m

3. Calyx lobes awl-like, tips acute, stiff; peduncles 1–several ..... A. elongata subsp. acuta

3' Calyx lobes widely lanceolate to deltate, tips acute to obtuse, not stiff; peduncles generally 1 ..... A. occidentalis


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